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Kelli Cargile Cook

Cargile-Cook Profile

Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Technical Communication and Rhetoric

Ph.D. Texas Tech University
Office: 363A
Email:kelli.cargile-cook@ttu.edu

Research interests: technical communication pedagogy, online writing pedagogy, web-based training, and technical communication program development and assessment

Dr. Cargile Cook's research focuses on technical communication pedagogy, online writing pedagogy, web-based training, and technical communication program development and assessment. She co-edited Online Education: Global Questions, Local Answers, which received NCTE Award for Excellence for Best Collection in Technical and Scientific Communication in 2006. Forthcoming from Baywood is a second edited collection: Online Education 2.0: Evolving, Adapting, and Reinventing Online Technical Communication. She also revised the third edition of The Elements of Technical Writing. She served  as president of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing from 2009-2011, and as the president of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication from 2006-2008.

Books
Digital Publications
Book Chapters
Special Issue
Articles
Translations
Service
Awards

Online Education 2

Elements of Technical Writing

Online Education-Global Questions, Local Answers


Books

  • Cargile Cook, K. & Grant-Davie, K. (2013). Online Education 2.0: Online Education 2.0: Evolving, Adapting, and Reinventing Online Technical Communication. Farmingdale, NY: Baywood.
  • Pearsall, Thomas E., & Cargile Cook, K. (2009). The Elements of Technical Writing. New York: Pearson/Longman. 192 pp.
  • Cargile Cook, K., & Grant-Davie, K. (2005). Online Education: Global Questions, Local Answers. Baywood’s Technical Communication Series. Farmingdale, NY: Baywood. 336 pp.
    Received NCTE Award for Excellence for Best Collection in Technical and Scientific Communication, 2006.

 

Digital Publications

  • Cargile Cook, K., Vernon, L., Mills, B. (2008.) Hiring for Excellence: A Web-based Training Program. Logan: Utah State University.
  • Cargile Cook, K., and Moore, K. (2004). Electrical and Computer Engineering Technical Writing Tutorial for Design Students. Logan: Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Utah State University.

 

Book Chapters

  • Andrews, D., Bernhardt, S., Cargile Cook, K., Grabill, J., Maylath, B., Riordan, D., & Selber, S. (2014). Tracing the intellectual trajectories of professional/technical/scientific communication: a roundtable perspective from seven CPTSC past presidents. In Tracy Bridgeford, Karla Kitalong, and Bill Williamson (Eds.) Sharing Our Intellectual Traces: Narrative Reflections from Administrators of Professional, Technical, and Scientific Communication Programs. Amityville, NY: Baywood.
  • Grant-Davie, K., & Cargile Cook, K. (2013). “Introduction.” Online Education 2.0: Online Education 2.0: Evolving, Adapting, and Reinventing Online Technical Communication. Farmingdale, NY: Baywood.
  • Cargile Cook, K., & Grant-Davie, K. (2013). “Afterword.” Online Education 2.0: Online Education 2.0: Evolving, Adapting, and Reinventing Online Technical Communication. Farmingdale, NY: Baywood.
  • Cargile Cook, K., Cook, E., Minson, B., & Wilson. S. (2013). How can technical communicators develop as both students and professionals? In Stuart Selber and Johndan Johnson-Eilola (Eds.) Solving Problems in Technical Communication. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 98-120.
    • Collection received CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Award in the category of Best Original Collection of Essays in Technical or Scientific Communication for Assessment in Technical and Professional Communication, 2014.
  • Cargile Cook, K., & Zachry, M. (2010). Politics, program self-assessment, and the challenge of cultural change. In Jo Allen and Margaret Hundleby (Eds.) Assessment in Technical Communication. Farmingdale, NY: Baywood. 65-80.
    • Received NCTE Award for Excellence for Best Collection in Technical and Scientific Communication, 2009; and CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Award in the category of Best Original Collection of Essays in Technical or Scientific Communication for Assessment in Technical and Professional Communication, 2012.
  • Moeller, R., Cargile Cook, K., & Ball, C. (2009). Political economy and sustaining the unstable: new faculty and research in English studies. In Dànielle Nicole DeVoss, Heidi A. McKee, and Richard (Dickie) Selfe (Eds.) Technological Ecologies and Sustainability. Computers and Composition Digital Press.
    Available online
  • Cargile Cook, K., & Grant-Davie, K. (2005). Introduction. In Kelli Cargile Cook and Keith Grant-Davie (Eds.) Online Education: Global Questions, Local Answers. Farmingdale, NY: Baywood. 1-12.
  • Cargile Cook, K. (2005). An argument for pedagogy-driven online education. In Kelli Cargile Cook and Keith Grant-Davie (Eds.) Online Education: Global Questions, Local Answers. Farmingdale, NY: Baywood. 49-66.
  • Cargile Cook, K., & Grant-Davie, K. (2005). Online course and instructor evaluations. In Kelli Cargile Cook and Keith Grant-Davie (Eds.) Online Education: Global Questions, Local Answers. Farmingdale, NY: Baywood. 229-244.

 

Special Issue of Refereed Journal

  • Albers, M., & Cargile Cook, K. (2002, Summer). Computer classrooms and technical communication pedagogy. Special issue of Technical Communication Quarterly 11(3).

 

Articles

  • Cargile Cook, K. (2014.) Service learning and undergraduate research in technical communication programs. Programmatic Perspectives 6 (1). 27-51.
    Available online: http://www.cptsc.org/pp/vol6-1/cargilecook.pdf
  • Popham, S., Arduser, L., Cargile Cook, K., Hovde, M.R., Koerber, A. Mogull, S. & Zemliansky, P. (March 2012). Evaluating the effectiveness of a network of communication channels: lessons learned from a communication survey. Programmatic Perspectives 4 (1). 5-41.
    Available online: http://cptsc.org/pp/vol4-1/pophametal.pdf
  • Cargile Cook, K. (2007, Winter). Immersion in a digital pool: training prospective online instructors in online environments. Technical Communication Quarterly (Special issue on Online Teaching and Learning: Preparation, Development, and Organizational Communication.  Ed. By Beth Hewett and Christa Ehrmann.) 16(1), 55-82.
  • Rude, Carolyn, and Cargile Cook, K. (2004, Winter). The academic job market in technical communication, 2002–2003. Technical Communication Quarterly 13(1), 49-71.
  • Cargile Cook, K. (2003, Winter). How much is enough? the assessment of student work in technical communication courses. Technical Communication Quarterly. (Special Issue on Assessment in Technical Communication. Ed. by Margaret Hundleby, Jo Allen, and Marj Rush Hovde.) 12(1), 47-65.
  • Cargile Cook, K., Thralls, C., & Zachry, M. (2003, May). Doctoral-level graduates in professional, technical, and scientific communication 1995-2000: a profile. Technical Communication. 50(2), 160-173.
  • Cargile Cook, K., & Albers, M. (2002, Summer). Scouts, trailblazers, pioneers: settling the computer classroom. Technical Communication Quarterly. (Special issue on Computer Classrooms and Technical Communication Pedagogy. Ed. by Michael J. Albers and Kelli Cargile Cook.) 11(3), 245-50.
  • Cargile Cook, K. (2002, Winter). Layered literacies: a theoretical frame for technical communication pedagogy. Technical Communication Quarterly, 11(1), 5-29.
  • Cargile Cook, K. (2000, Winter). Writers and their maps:  the construction of a GAO report on sexual harassment. Technical Communication Quarterly, 9(1), 53-76.
  • Cargile Cook, K. (2000, June). Online professional communication: pedagogy, instructional design, and student preference in internet-based distance education. Business Communication Quarterly, 63(2), 106-11.
  • Cargile Cook, K. (1999, September/October). Usability testing in the technical communication classroom. Intercom, 46(8), 36-7.

 

  Translations

  • Pearsall, Thomas E., & Cargile Cook, K. (2009). The Elements of Technical Writing. New York: Pearson/Longman. 192 pp.
    • (2010). The Elements of Technical Writing. (Translated into Japanese.) New York: Pearson/Longman. 167 pp.
    • (2013). The Elements of Technical Writing. (Translated into Korean.) New York: Pearson/Longman; Seoul: Bookorea Publishing. 225 pp.

 

Service

  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Technical Communication and Rhetoric, English Department, Texas Tech University, 2014-Present
  • ENGL 2311 Coordinator, Technical Communication and Rhetoric, English Department, Texas Tech University, 2012-2014
  • President, Association for Teachers of Technical Writing, 2009-2011
  • Vice President, Association for Teachers of Technical Writing, 2007-2009
  • President, Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC), 2006-2008
  • Secretary, Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC), 2002-2006
  • Aggie Blue Pride Light—USU Presidential Recognition for Service, March 2002

 

Awards

Research

  • Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) Fellow, April 2014
  • "Online Education: Global Questions, Local Answers." Awarded NCTE Award for Excellence for Best Collection in Technical and Scientific Communication, 2006.
  • Fellow, Center for Online International Learning (COIL) Institute for Globally, Networked Learning in the Humanities, 2011-2013.
  • “Writers and their Maps” included in Best Collection of Essays in Technical or Scientific Communication (awarded by the NCTE), March 2002

Teaching

  • Teacher of the Year, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, 2005
  • Teacher of the Year, Humanities Division, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, 2005
  • Teacher of the Year, English Department, 2000

Service

  • Recipient of CPTSC's Distinguished Service Award, October 2013